Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.36% 4.10% 5.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.34% 7.19% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 17
Chester median annual salary £29,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,450 £20,800 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £44,750 £45,500
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +3.90%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 176 153 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 54.49% 57.09% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 168 136 215
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (51.85%) Laravel
2 13 (48.15%) Marketing
2 13 (48.15%) MySQL
3 11 (40.74%) LAMP
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 10 (37.04%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (29.63%) OOP
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
7 6 (22.22%) QlikView
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) ERP
7 6 (22.22%) Sage
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (14.81%) JSON
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) WordPress
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
1 4 (14.81%) Power Platform
2 2 (7.41%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) QlikView
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) Power BI
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 3 (11.11%) GitLab
3 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Graduate
3 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Laravel
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) Symfony
8 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (7.41%) DOM
8 2 (7.41%) EDI
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) OOP
3 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
4 6 (22.22%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Global Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (7.41%) SEO
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Sage
2 3 (11.11%) Zend
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Facebook
4 1 (3.70%) Instagram
4 1 (3.70%) Marketo
4 1 (3.70%) Pardot
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) VMware